Organizing and holding press events

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum press centre is a modern, interactive venue offering a comfortable working environment for the media. It is located in pavilion H of the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.

PRESS CENTRE OPERATING HOURS

2 June
      08:00–20:00
3–4 June
      08:00–22:00
5 June       08:00–18:00



Rooms for press events

Media work area

Total area: 1231 м2
Locationя: пресс-центр (павильон Н)
Function: venue for press events, main media work area
Capacity: 210 seats, 5-seat panel area, moderator’s podium
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, projector, projection screens, prompter monitors for the panel area, speaker platform, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 360,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 540,000 (including VAT)

Press hall H3

Total area: 205 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Function: venue for press events
Capacity: 82 seats, 3-seat panel area
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, 2 plasma screens, laptop for presentations, prompter monitor for the panel area, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 285,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 420,000 (including VAT)

The cost of reserving a room for press events includes:

  • provision of the room’s special equipment for up to one hour;
  • provision of the following organizational and hosting services:
    • preparation of the hall for the press event;
    • managing the hall during the event;
    • announcement of the event to accredited SPIEF media:
      • inclusion of the event in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media;
    • simultaneous interpreting into Russian and English.

Applications to hire rooms for press events will be accepted until 28 May 2021.

Rooms for signing ceremonies

Signing ceremony hall H1

Total area: 170 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Capacity: 55 seats, 4-seat panel area
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, room for speakers, 2 plasma screens, 2 prompter monitors for the panel area, speaker platform, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 150,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 210,000 (including VAT)

Signing ceremony hall H2 

Total area: 163 m2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Capacity: 56 seats, 4-seat panel area
Equipment: conference system, wireless microphones, simultaneous interpretation equipment, room for speakers, 2 plasma screens, 2 prompter monitors for the panel area, speaker platform, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 30-minute slot: RUB 150,000 (including VAT)
  • 60-minute slot: RUB 210,000 (including VAT)

The cost of reserving a room for signing ceremonies includes:

  • provision of a specially equipped room for up to one hour;
  • provision of the following organizing and hosting services:
    • preparation of the hall for the signing ceremony;
    • managing the hall during the event;
    • announcement of the event to accredited SPIEF media:
      • inclusion of the event in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media;
    • simultaneous interpreting into Russian and English.

Applications to hire rooms for signing ceremonies will be accepted until 28 May 2021.

Signing ceremony point

Total area: 24 m2
Location: passage, next to the halls E11 and E12
Seating capacity: 2-seat panel area
Equipment: PA system, 2 wireless microphones, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 15-minute slot*: RUB 156,000 (including VAT)

The cost of booking a signing ceremony point includes:

  • exclusive access to a specially equipped signing ceremony point for up to 15 minutes*;
  • protocol and administrative support for up to 3 signing ceremonies;
  • providing organizational and administrative services:
    • setting up a signing ceremony point;
    • managing the signing ceremony point during the event;
    • announcement of the event to accredited media:
      • inclusion of the event in the press events programme;
      • distribution of announcements about press events at information stands in the press centre next to the information and services points and in the International Broadcast Centre;
      • SMS notifications for accredited SPIEF media.

* If you would like to hold an event at a signing ceremony point, you must use our protocol and organizational support services. Please fill out an application to book a signing ceremony point and an application for protocol and organizational support services

Applications to hire the signing ceremony point will be accepted until 28 May 2021.

Interview lounge

Interview lounge (pavilion H)

Total area: 32 м2
Location: press centre (pavilion Н)
Equipment: sofa, armchair, coffee table, 6 chairs, lighting equipment.

Cost:

  • 45-minute slot: RUB 138,000 (including VAT)

The cost of reserving an interview lounge includes:

  • provision of a specially equipped room with branded wall panels for up to 45 minutes;.

Applications to hire the signing ceremony point will be accepted until 28 May 2021.

Press points

Press points are designed for interaction between SPIEF official programme participants and the media.

Location

Press point 1

Small passage next to conference hall D1

Press point 2

Pavilion F next to conference hall F2

Press point 3

Pavilion G next to conference hall G2

Press points are designed with SPIEF branding and equipped with a PA system and lighting equipment.

They are provided free of charge.

Applications to hire the signing ceremony point will be accepted until 28 May 2021.


Protocol and organizational support

It will be possible to book the customary protocol and organizational support services for signing ceremonies and press conferences at any venue within the Forum press centre provided by the SPIEF Organizing Committee for press events (press conferences, briefings, signing ceremonies, interviews, and live media events).

Please ensure that you complete a separate application to request protocol and organizational support services.

A detailed description of these services is available in the ‘Protocol and Organizational Support’ section


Contact information

If you have any questions regarding these services, costs or organizational matters, please contact our Senior Press Event Producer Veronika Soboleva by email at veronika.soboleva@roscongress.org.